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Madhya Pradesh’s Governor – Lal Ji Tandon Dies at the age of 85.



This afternoon, madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon, who had been admitted to a hospital in the Lucknow of Uttar Pradesh died, his son Ashutosh Tandon said. Lal Ji Tandon has been declared on June 11 because of breathing issues and other health problems to Medanta Hospital at Lucknow.

Lal Ji Tandon was the governor of Bihar involving August 2018 and July 2019 when he took over as Madhya Pradesh’s Governor. In 2009, also a protege of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the senior BJP leader, succeeded him.

He started his livelihood against his hometown Lucknow from the 1970s and had served as a state minister in Uttar Pradesh a few times between 1991 and 2003. His son Ashutosh Tandon, who’s also a country minister in Uttar Pradesh, tweeted that this early in Hindi:”Father is not any longer”.
Lal Ji Tandon expired at about 5:35 AM in the hospital. The final rites will be done in Lucknow this day at 5.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his condolences:”Shri Lalji Tandon is going to probably be remembered for his untiring efforts to serve society. He played a key role. He also made a mark as an administrator giving significance of welfare. Anguished by his passing off.”

In a post, Lal Ji Tandon’s son appealed to the public to make sure social distancing while adhering to the government recommendations on coronavirus and”pay their last respects in their houses”.

At a health bulletin, the Medanta Hospital this morning :”Shri Lal Ji Tandon was declared at Medanta on June 11. Through investigations, due to his disorders, he had been placed on life support system, he had been diagnosed to have chronic liver disease. Team of health care specialists made all attempts because of his success, despite all attempts he took his final breath now at 5:35 AM.”

Last month, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel took extra cost of Madhya Pradesh following Lal Ji Tandon has been admitted to hospital because of breathing issues and other health problems.

Anandiben Patel, former chief minister of Gujarat, was appointed as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh this past year. She had been the Madhya Pradesh Governor prior to that.

Condolences poured Twitter shortly after his departure.

At a succession of tweets, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan wrote:”I pray to god that his soul rests in peace along with the household finds the courage in this challenging moment.”

“While he had been the governor, Tandon ji always advised us to choose the ideal path. His passion for his contribution to the development and the nation is going to be remembered for quite a while. He’ll stay alive in our thoughts,” Mr Chouhan said.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also condoled Lal Ji Tandon’s passing on Twitter. “Saddened to hear about the passing of Madhya Pradesh Governor. The state has lost popular leader, a capable administrator and also a worker, ” He had been the spirit of Lucknow. May his spirit rest in peace,” he wrote in Hindi.

Former UP chief minister Mayawati tweeted:”Madhya Pradesh Governor and a former senior minister in preceding UP authorities, Lal Ji Tandon was a really amicable and cultured individual. The news of his passing during therapy in Lucknow is saddening. I cover my condolences to his loved ones.”

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